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Hi I'm Parker Skousen

I live in Lehi, Utah. I am an eagle scout. I was the student body president of my high school. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I have lived in Utah my whole life. I am an 18 year old who just graduated from high school. While in high school I had the opportunity to serve as the student body president. I also enjoy playing all variety of sports but especially rugby. I love music and the peace it can bring to me. I have been called to serve in the Spain, Barcelona mission. When I return home from my mission I will be attending BYU.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I chose to be a Mormon. Now, I guess you could say that everyone who is Mormon chose to be however, this is how my story goes. I was born into the Mormon church. Both of my parents are members of this church and have testimonies of their own. As I grew I wanted to gain a testimony of my own that Joseph Smith was a prophet called of God. As I pondered this question I had I read the Book of Mormon. I took Moroni's challenge and prayed to know if the Book of Mormon was true. When I knelt to pray I was not answered how I expected I would be answered. In my heart I just knew that it had to be true. My whole mind and heart felt at peace and just that it was right. From this moment on I continue to feel that spirit of peace confirming to me that this is the true church set up by Christ himself. I find that one of the reasons I continue to be a Mormon is because I have come to know Christ. Now that I have come to know Christ I have so much joy in my life. That is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by showing love. I continue to study Christs life and realize every day that he displayed love in every action that he did. I strive to be more Christlike everyday. I strive to do my best to lift others up in every conversation I have. I try to always put others before my self. I love giving service to the community and people I live near and with.